1783

Rulers:

Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia (1762-1796)

Births:

• Stendhal (1783-1842)

Art:

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788): Mountain Landscape with Bridge (1783-84)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788): Rocky, Wooded Landscape with a Dell and Weir (c.1782-83)

Gainsborough, Thomas (1727-1788): Woody Landscape (c.1783-84)

• Goya, Francisco (1746-1828): María Teresa de Borbón y Vallabriga (1783)

• Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792): Portrait of Lord Donounghmore (1780-90)